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ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
tonight, a stunning resignation. the head of the cia, one of the nation's most respected generals, david petraeus, steps down, citing an extramarital affair. tonight, the shockwaves, the personal and public fall of the man in charge of the nation's secrets. >>> truth and dare. the president speaks at the white house for the first time since his victory, saying it is time to end the gridlock and warning republicans he thinks the voters sent a message about what needs to be done. >>> "real money." holiday travel prices skyrocket. and we show you how to save hundreds of dollars. do you know which day of the week you should be buying those plane tickets? >>> and "lincoln." the dream of director steven spielberg. the reluctance of daniel day lewis. tonight, for the first time here, together, telling how they brought a mythic president to life. our "persons of the week." >>> good evening. simply put, it was a shock today, when we learned that the general who symbolized the discipline and honor of the american military, the man entrusted with the vital secrets of the cia, general david p
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
that toppled the cia director, former general david petraeus. abc's brian ross looked into this question. did the two women involved in the scandal try to make a profit off their ties to powerful officers? here's the brian ross investigation. >> reporter: in addition to the book and the sex, paula broadwell's connection with general david petraeus provided another benefit. a celebrity status in military circles that led to a role as an expert commentator and firing range demonstrator in an infomercial for a company trying to gain military contracts for this strange looking machine gun. >> on the individual fighter, reducing weight is critical. >> reporter: on this tape, shot last december in the midst of her affair with the four-star general running the cia, broadwell is identified as the author of the petraeus biography. in a previous infomercial six years ago, she had no speaking part and simply demonstrated the gun. officials at the company, located in virginia beach, said broadwell has no official affiliation with them, but would not answer abc news questions about why they chose to use h
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:30pm PST
are astonishing. the nation is left without him as its cia director and the commander of our forces in afghanistan caught up in this bizarre web, as well. it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were "potentially inappropriate" messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course, it weighs on him as much as it weighs on dave petraeus. i believe that dave is very, very sad for what he admitted he did. >> reporter: at the center of this web, jill kelley, the tampa socialite and honorary military ambassador, living near the centcom headquarters where petraeus and allen were once based. officials say it was early this summer that kelley received anonymous e-mails, accusing her of flaunting her friendly relationships with top military brass. the fbi traced those e-mails back to paula broadwell's computer where they discovered the evidence of broadwell's affair with david petraeus. but
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
press conference today, he talked about the scandal that took down the head of the cia, the looming fiscal crisis that could raise taxes for everyone on january 1st and then, he came out swinging in defense of one member of his team. and abc's jonathan karl was right there in that room asking questions. jon? >> reporter: diane, this was a confident president today, eager to lay out his agenda for the coming months, but first, he had to face questions on that scandal that has shaken his national security team. in his first comments on the sex scandal that brought down his cia director, the president said petraeus failed to meet his own standards, but he also praised him. >> we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. and my main hope right now is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: he also addressed the central question. did the scandal put national security at risk? >> i have no evidence at this point, from what i've seen, that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 5:30pm PST
witness inside, the embattled former cia director, david petraeus. he spoke briefly of the affair that ended his career, but the main topic, that attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. and abc's jonathan karl has the drama today. >> reporter: this afternoon, the first glimpse of david petraeus since he resigned as cia director. earlier, behind closed doors on capitol hill, petraeus began by expressing regret for the affair that ended his career. other than that ten-second apology, the hearings focused entirely on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans. petraeus told the intelligence committee that he knew from the beginning that the attack was the work of terrorists, not protesters. >> he thought all along, he made it clear, that there was significant terrorist involvement. >> reporter: but that's not what the white house was saying, including u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, who went on television days after the attack, tying it to protests in egypt against an anti-muslim video. but petraeus also told lawmakers that by the time
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
of what she said about the libya attack was wrong but that the information came directly from the cia. the same is true of condoleezza rice, who passed on incorrect cia information on weapons of mass destruction in iraq but was still overwhelmingly confirmed as secretary of state. susan rice is closer to the president than anybody in his cabinet and has been an overachiever for most of her life, high school valedictorian, basketball star, rhodes scholar rising star in the clinton administration, but she also has a reputation for blunt talk. >> by all accounts she is talented, capable and extremely abrasive. >> reporter: in the 2008 campaign, she ridiculed hillary clinton's foreign policy experience and called john mccain "reckless and confused." if the president does nominate her, those who know her say she is more than up for the fight. although this would be a bruising battle, diane, i can tell you she would almost certainly have the votes to be confirmed. >> all right. jon karl reporting tonight. thank you, jon. >>> now we turn to the other battle brewing tonight, the clock is stil
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
the cia. an important point, since he could be tried under military law for adultery. >> my understanding is that the affair did not begin when he was in the army. >> reporter: but many who know the general suspect it began in afghanistan. it was september 2010 that broadwell made her first of six visits to petraeus in the warzone after being granted extraordinary access to write the book about him. >> when i was in kabul, we would do a lot of interviews on runs. for him, i think it was a good distraction from the war. >> reporter: question two -- when did the fbi get involved? it was around may or june that the fbi was tracing those threatening e-mails sent to petraeus' friend jill kelley. broadwell turned over her computer to the fbi, where they found a trove of explicit e-mails between petraeus and broadwell. they found a troef of explicit e-mails between the two. the fbi does not believe petraeus gave any classified information to broadwell, though there was some found on her computer. and tonight, there are calls from capitol hill to find out why it was the white house was not inform
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
petraeus ended his career at the cia. tonight we are seeing new images of paula broadwell with her family, learning new details what she's telling her closest friends and there are new questions about whether she'll face charges. abc senior correspondent pierre thomas has the story. >> reporter: this morning scott and paula broadwell slipped out of their north carolina home, children in tow, trying to piece together lives shattered by scandal. as broadwell struggles under the hot glare of reporters stalking her family's every move, she's also the target of late night comics. >> it's "saturday night live." >> reporter: including "saturday night live" spoofing her reading her biography of petraeus. >> lock the door, paula, said general petraeus and i knew the junior officers outside could easily tell what was going on. >> reporter: jokes aside, prosecutors must make a critical decision about whether to charge broadwell with a crime. she allegedly took secret files from secure government buildings and stored them on a personal computer and in her home. that's a potential violation of federal
ABC
Nov 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
twist in the bin laden story. at the center of this decade-long manhunt, a tough, young female cia officer. >> and action. >> reporter: played in the movie by jessica chastain. >> i didn't even want to use you guys. with all your velcro. i wanted to drop the bomb. >> i was blown away when i realized at the heart of this was this young woman who had a kind of tenacity and a dedication and a courage. she would never say no. >> you're going to kill him for me. >> reporter: it was maya as she was called, who was convinced that tracking a long-forgotten bin laden courier would lead them to the terrorist himself. >> you got him? >> i got him. >> reporter: i'm curious how she felt about it. at what point she knew she would be the focus of the movie. >> a lot of people that i spoke to were in an unusual position because they were proud of what they had done and, yet, they had more or less resigned themselves to the fact that what they had done is not something they could talk about publically. >> reporter: for one very good reason, hollywood movie or not, many of the real stars of this fil
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